ELF Air Winner

“Elves seldom give unguarded advice, for advice is a dangerous gift…” — J. R. R. Tolkien “It’s not real belief if you don’t feel it in your heart. You can’t see Christmas magic, you have to feel it.” — Snowflake, elfontheshelf.com *   *   * Chippy takes to the skies in his ELF Air plane in … More ELF Air Winner

Storytime Enchantment

“Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell Gregory a story. Make some light.” — Kate DiCamillo “When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness.” – Bob Hope  *   *   … More Storytime Enchantment

Seen along the way…

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” — Edna Ferber “I believe… I believe… It’s silly, but I believe.” — Susan, “Miracle on 34th Street” *   *   * Holiday Faces ~ Seen along the way • Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2019

Window shopping

“Christmas isn’t a season, it’s a feeling.” — Edna Ferber “Maybe Christmas,” the Grinch thought, “doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” — Dr. Seuss    *   *   * Olivia does some holiday window shopping.  — Photo by Jay Gionet © 2018    

Holiday Greetings

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” — W.T. Ellis     Wishing you and yours peace, love and joy this Christmas Day.               *   *   * Holiday Dress — Photos by Mary O’Connor © 2017

Child Again

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, … More Child Again

Light

“Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.” — Helen Keller *   *   * Christmas lights at Manhattan’s Rockefeller Plaza – Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016